Sat.Aug 19, 2017 - Fri.Aug 25, 2017

How Nonprofits Can Be #InstaAwesome on Instagram

J Campbell Social Marketing

Instagram is a marketing powerhouse for brands, companies, and nonprofits alike. If you want to target a younger demographic, Instagram could be for you, with 59% of online adults ages 18-29 active on the network.

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CROWDFUNDING: Who’s Giving…To What and Where

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Peer pressure works. Strangers make the smallest gifts. And love ‘em or hate ‘em, matches and prizes drive donations.

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Donor Expectations – Episode 7

iMarketSmart

Greg and Tim discuss the six expectations donors have of non-profits in this episode of Engagement Fundraising. The post Donor Expectations – Episode 7 appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |.

Whew! The Mail Lives.

The Agitator

I saw two surveys today that reassure me that old-fashioned mail, my favorite medium, will probably outlive me. The first has no relevance to fundraising, but does shed some light on people who follow local issues and politics.

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Ep229: Zappos Sponsors Pet Adoptions with 'Friends on Us Fridays'

Selfish Giving

[Note on Today's Podcast: Megan and were testing a new way to record the show and everything was going great. until afterward when we listened to the audio. Something was off with my microphone and I sound very, very weird (Yes, more so than usual!). Megan thought it was hilarious!

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There are 6 types of workplace values-which one is yours?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you manage people at your nonprofit? How could you figure out people’s motivation to help them perform better in their roles? You should definitely come to the Nonprofit Leadership Summit , whether you’re currently a manager, OR you want to be one-AND.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Happy Friday! Let’s celebrate the end of another week with some Mixed Links… If you want to know how others write, see 6 Writing and Productivity Rituals from the Copyblogger Creative Team. Beth Kanter gives us a Step-by-Step Guide: Nonprofit Walking Meetings. Boost Facebook posts?

Keynotes and Workshops for Your Next Conference

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve updated the list of speaking topics on our website to better reflect the work I am doing these days. Here are few of the newer topics. For a complete list, see the keynotes and workshops sections. If you’d like me to present at your next event, here are some additional details.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Tiffany Magennis

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tiffany Magennis. Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words. We’d love to feature YOU in this series!

Electronic Media Use By Generation

The Agitator

The Agitator has given you a healthy dose of information on Millennials so far this week, so we thought we’d broaden our generational coverage with this last post of the week. Nielsen, the gold standard of media measurement, has issued a comprehensive study of electronic media usage by US consumers — The Nielsen Total Audience Report — based on usage patterns in the first quarter of 2017.

Free Webinar: Fixing Your Leaky Donor Bucket

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you ever heard of The Leaky Bucket? This unique system allows you to spot funding problems before they get huge, and helps you do something to stop them. Click below to sign up. Free Webinar: Fixing Your Leaky Donor Bucket. Date: September 5th, 2017 Tuesday, 10am PT- 11am PT ​​​​​​​.

More On Millennials: 6 Ways To Entice Them.

The Agitator

Here’s a follow-up to Tom’s report on the reprieve apparently granted to direct mail by Millennials. The Nonprofit Times in a piece titled 6 Ways to Entice Millennial Donors lists six fundamental steps for attracting Millennial supporters.

Nazis. War. Hurricanes. Famine. Google Gold.

The Agitator

With Charlottesville a recent and painful memory, the U.S. hurricane season right around the corner, and heaven only knows what other natural or man-made disasters lying just ahead, potential donors, credit cards in hand are poised to ’emergency donate’ If your organization works in a space given to rage, disaster relief, or any number of other issue areas where emotions are on a hair trigger … are you ready?